Gebrüder Weiss, a transportation and logistics company based in Lauterach, Austria, announced on Thursday a carbon-neutral service for North American customers who transport goods by sea or air.
Gebrüder Weiss does it Zero emissions “Customers have the opportunity to fully compensate for the CO2 emissions generated during the transportation of the cargo,” Mark McCullough, CEO of Gebrüder Weiss USA, told Freight Waves.
Customer emissions EcoTrans IT It is registered in the database, detailed on the invoice for the shipment, and describes the cost to offset the emissions.
“It’s very exciting to be able to offer North American air and sea shipping customers a new zero-emission service that was rolled out in Europe at the end of last year. It just provides complete and detailed transparency on carbon dioxide emissions from cargo. It also provides a path towards climate neutrality, “says McCullough.
Details of carbon offset
- Provides a clean cooking stove in Nigeria and reduces deforestation by wood stoves.
- Manage sustainable forests and protect valuable ecosystems in Brazil.
- Install solar panels in India to reduce greenhouse gases.
Gebrüder Weiss Nature Office McCullough said the organization is focused on carbon offsets and is “investing in guiding companies to avoid and reduce GHG emissions.”
Each carbon offset project Gold standard He said the global goal is “the world’s strictest and most respected standard for climate protection projects in voluntary emissions trading.”
Customers who have purchased carbon offsets can find information about climate projects online. You will also receive a certificate with your company name and project number.
“Climate protection is an issue that affects everyone. We can work towards this goal in-house, but we also wanted to provide the opportunity to enroll our customers on a carbon-neutral mission.” Said McCullough.
He said voluntary offsets often occur and are a good starting point for customers who have not yet implemented emission reduction strategies before companies take more concrete actions to reduce GHGs.
Gebrüder Weiss’s Sustainability Initiatives, Goals
Gebrüder Weiss aims to be climate neutral by 2030. That is, we aim to use carbon credits to offset all emissions.
According to McCullough, the company tests and uses hydrogen, liquefied natural gas, compressed natural gas, and electricity to power cars. We also plan to expand the use of solar energy in our logistics facilities so that by 2030 100% of our logistics facilities will be powered by renewable energy.
“For the last decade, Gebrüder Weiss has been dedicated to a well-defined mission. To make the organization climate-neutral by 2030. We are working hard towards this goal everywhere in the world. We are working on and will continue to reduce our annual emissions, thanks to our significant investment. CO2 emissions, “McCarlow said.
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